UT Health San Antonio obtained $46,707,168 in FY17 from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, industry, and philanthropy to support multi-disciplinary research, teaching, and outreach programs.
UT Health San Antonio patented a discovery in protection against traumatic brain injury.
UT Health San Antonio is home to the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases, dedicated to clinical research on Alzheimer’s.
UT Health is a leader in translational research studies on neurodegenerative diseases. We take research from the lab into clinical settings to understand the disease process in the brain and explore innovative ways to intervene and slow or stop disease.
Scientists at UT Health San Antonio have edited a gene in the brain to decrease the repetitive behaviors of mice with fragile X syndrome, which is an inherited cause of autism spectrum disorders. The study is descried in the July issue of Nature Biomedical Engineering.
A joint effort by UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio has resulted in six-month chronic pain self-management program. At the end of the program, participants showed a clinically significant improvement.